Science Internship Program
The Science Internship Program (SIP) has compiled various resources that are necessary when applying to internships or jobs. Topics include searching for internships, developing CVs and resumes, and requesting unofficial transcripts.
Define your internship search
When starting your internship search, it is best to start at the beginning. Use this worksheet to help you define your career and academic interests. Simply spending a couple of minutes reflecting on what type of internship you are looking for can go a long way.
Academic resume and CV
Learn how to craft the perfect resume and/or CV to show off your experience and skills. Also, learn the difference between a resume and C.V.!
Letters of recommendation
Requesting a letter of recommendation is a little more involved than just sending your professor an email. Learn the proper etiquette to fully engage and utilize your letter writers.
When applying for multiple internships at the same time, it is useful to employ some econ 101 (or ENVS 284) and breakout the old cost-benefit analysis. This form will help students track useful metrics of internship opportunities.
Many internship programs require that the student send in unofficial transcripts in with their applications. Click the button below for step-by-step directions.